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  • newNeed for India to do well on human development index: Amitabh Kant
    "The government#39;s Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) aims to correct this by focusing on education, health and nutrition on a real-time basis. We are capturing incremental progress of 115 districts on 49 indicators," Kant said in a statement.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:19pm -
  • newIndian prison conditions in focus as Vijay Mallya hearing nears in UK
    The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), arguing on behalf of the Indian government to extradite Chawla to stand trial in India as a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, sought to overturn a lower court judgment against extradition on human rights grounds.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:16pm -
  • newAkzo Nobel proposes share buyback worth Rs 235 cr
    The buyback is proposed on a proportionate basis through the #39;tender offer#39; route as prescribed under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Buyback of Securities) Regulations, 1998 at a price of Rs 2,100 per equity share, aggregating to Rs 235.2 crore, the company said in a regulatory filing.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:06pm -
  • newIndia tops list for flagging inappropriate content on YouTube
    Over 8.28 million videos were removed from the platform in the fourth quarter of 2017 based on automated flagging or human detection, as per YouTube#39;s Transparency Report.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:05pm -
  • newCoca Cola posts double-digit volume growth in India in Q1
    The company, which reported 3 percent growth in total unit case volume during the period with growth across all category clusters and geographic operating groups, said in the Asia-Pacific region, India and China outpaced more developed markets, including Japan and Australia.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 9:29pm -
  • newLIC#39;s market pie continues to slip,down 200 bps to 44% in FY18
    Another surprise in the year was the SBI Life toppling the market leader ICICI Prudential Life in market share sweepstake in the year. This is the third consecutive year of faster premium growth for the arm of the nation#39;s largest lender clipping at 31 percent, according to the data collated by Wall Street brokerage Morgan Stanley today.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:58pm -
  • newHero MotoCorp hikes motorcycle, scooter prices by up to Rs 625
    The upward revision in prices of bike and scooter models has been done to partially off-set rising input costs, including the prices of commodities, Hero MotoCorp said in a regulatory filing.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:57pm -
  • newGMR, ITC show interest to adopt Taj Mahal, Cement company to adopt Red Fort
    The ministry today awarded the Letters of Intent to nine agencies for 22 monuments of Phase-IV of the scheme, including the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh, Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan, Mehrauli Archeological Park and Gol Gumbad in Delhi.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:47pm -
  • newHuawei makes comeback with P20 Pro, P20 Lite smartphones in India
    "Availability of Huawei phones will be in India. I can see influx of Huawei team resource to help set up Huawei business in India. I have not seen such seriousness from Huawei brand in the past. I do believe that Huawei brand is looking for serious approach this time," Huawei Consumer Business Group Vice President - Sales, P Sanjeev, said.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:45pm -
  • newMicrosoft denies auditing partner KPMG#39;s anti-piracy work in India
    The denial comes after a prior claim made by an executive of the U.S. technology giant following a client complaint in March.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:45pm -

Reuters India

  • newOil slips as Trump, France's Macron talk Iran deal
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns the United States might reinstate sanctions against Iran faded somewhat, reducing worries about the future of Iranian exports.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:10am -
  • newExclusive - Shire, Takeda reach breakthrough in deal talks: sources
    LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - London-listed drugmaker Shire Plc and Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd plan to announce a preliminary merger deal as early as Wednesday, after the latter sweetened its $62 billion acquisition offer, three people familiar with the matter said.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:41am -
  • newLockheed lauds U.S. arms sales push, sees foreign sales rising
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Top U.S. weapons maker Lockheed Martin Corp welcomed a push by U.S. President Donald Trump to speed up approvals of arms sales, saying it would reassure allies who had been frustrated by bureaucratic delays in the past.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:18am -
  • newApple shares drop on more warnings from iPhone supply chain
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Apple Inc dropped nearly 2 percent on Tuesday as investors worries intensified about soft demand for iPhones after a warning from a company that supplies components for smartphones.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 12:37am -
  • newMicrosoft denies auditing partner KPMG's anti-piracy work in India
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is not auditing how its partner KPMG cracks down on illegal use of Microsoft software in India, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:33pm -

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  • newIn Racial Gerrymandering Case, Texas Defends Its Legislative Districts

    In Racial Gerrymandering Case, Texas Defends Its Legislative Districts

    In Racial Gerrymandering Case, Texas Defends Its Legislative Districts  Wall Street JournalUS Supreme Court divided over Texas electoral district fight  ReutersYour guide to the Supreme Court case on Trump's travel ban  PBS NewsHourRandolph (Blake) Blake Farenthold | TheHill  The HillSupreme Court to consider Texas redistricting  The HillFull coverage
    - 7 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:35am -
  • newArizona jet crash: Pilot ejects from military plane in Lake Havasu

    Arizona jet crash: Pilot ejects from military plane in Lake Havasu

    Arizona jet crash: Pilot ejects from military plane in Lake Havasu  ABC15 ArizonaF-16 crashes near Lake Havasu, Arizona, pilot in good condition  ABC NewsF-16 from Luke Air Force Base makes emergency landing in Lake Havasu City  AZCentral.comFull coverage
    - 12 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:30am -
  • newMeek Mill released from prison, will attend Sixers game vs. Celtics

    Meek Mill released from prison, will attend Sixers game vs. Celtics

    Meek Mill released from prison, will attend Sixers game vs. Celtics  ESPNMeek Mill is free on bail after 'nightmare'  USA TODAYMeek Mill to Be Released From Prison on Bail  RollingStone.comMeek Mill To Be Released From Prison Free Man Within Hours!  TMZA Chronology of the Meek Mill Case  Philly.comFull coverage
    - 20 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:22am -
  • newHome Depot shooting critically injures 2 Dallas officers, police say

    Home Depot shooting critically injures 2 Dallas officers, police say

    Home Depot shooting critically injures 2 Dallas officers, police say  CBS NewsReports: One Dallas officer killed, another wounded in shooting  KXAN.com2 officers critically wounded, 1 civilian injured in shooting near Lake Highlands Home Depot  Dallas News (blog)Full coverage
    - 29 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:13am -
  • newMelania Trump masters the moment

    Melania Trump masters the moment

    Melania Trump masters the moment  CNNTrump and Macron hint at new Iran nuclear deal  BBC NewsIran nuclear deal tops agenda for Macron's US visit  CBS NewsFull coverage
    - 44 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:58am -
  • newScott Pruitt's Political Patron Now Questions the EPA Chief's Ethics

    Scott Pruitt's Political Patron Now Questions the EPA Chief's Ethics

    Scott Pruitt's Political Patron Now Questions the EPA Chief's Ethics  New York TimesPruitt Proposes New Rule Defining What Science Can Be Used By EPA  NPRPruitt Proposes Limits to Scientific Research Used by EPA Staff  BloombergWhite House Deterring Republicans From Defending Pruitt, Sources Say  BloombergThe EPA Declared That Burning Wood Is Carbon Neutral. It's Actually a Lot More Complicated  SmithsonianFull coverage
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:33am -
  • newThousands march in LA to mark anniversary of Armenian genocide

    Thousands march in LA to mark anniversary of Armenian genocide

    Thousands march in LA to mark anniversary of Armenian genocide  Los Angeles TimesTrump again declines to describe mass killings of Armenians as genocide  The HillFlag-Waving Marchers in Los Angeles Demand Recognition of Armenian Genocide  NBC Southern CaliforniaHow Trump could tell the truth about Armenian genocide  CNNFull coverage
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:15am -
  • newWhat Is Sepsis? Former President George HW Bush Said to Be Recovering from Blood Infection

    What Is Sepsis? Former President George HW Bush Said to Be Recovering from Blood Infection

    What Is Sepsis? Former President George HW Bush Said to Be Recovering from Blood Infection  NewsweekWhen George W. Bush stood with Hillary Clinton  The HillGeorge HW Bush 'SNL' impersonator Dana Carvey recalls 'funny moment' with former president  Fox NewsEveryone should hope for such a eulogy  Washington PostBarbara Bush and the problem with 'comfort care'  Philly.comFull coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:08am -
  • newWaffle House Shooting Exposes Critical Gap In Even The Strongest Gun Laws

    Waffle House Shooting Exposes Critical Gap In Even The Strongest Gun Laws

    Waffle House Shooting Exposes Critical Gap In Even The Strongest Gun Laws  HuffPostIn a week of awful news, these 3 heroes stepped up  CNNMental health and guns an issue after Waffle House attack  NOLA.comFundraiser by James Shaw Jr : Victims Of Waffle House Shooting - GoFundMe  GoFundMeWatch live: Sheriff Daron Hall holds news conference at 2 pm about Travis Reinking  The TennesseanFull coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:33am -
  • newA man was threatening to jump off an overpass. Big rigs parked underneath to break his fall

    A man was threatening to jump off an overpass. Big rigs parked underneath to break his fall

    A man was threatening to jump off an overpass. Big rigs parked underneath to break his fall  CNNTruckers Line Up Under Bridge To Save Man Threatening Suicide  NPRA man nearly jumped off an overpass. 13 truckers made a safety net.  Washington PostPolice, semis halt suicide attempt on I-696  The Detroit NewsTruckers help troopers prevent man from jumping off Michigan bridge  Autoblog (blog)Full coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:31am -
  • newAn Internet Nonprofit Challenged Joy Reid's Claim That Her Blog Was Hacked

    An Internet Nonprofit Challenged Joy Reid's Claim That Her Blog Was Hacked

    An Internet Nonprofit Challenged Joy Reid's Claim That Her Blog Was Hacked  BuzzFeed NewsThe Internet Archive Trashes Joy Reid's Dubious Claim That Hackers Made Her Look Homophobic  Splinter (blog)Full coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:16am -
  • newExamining How 'Avengers: Infinity War' Bills Its Sprawling Cast

    Examining How 'Avengers: Infinity War' Bills Its Sprawling Cast

    Examining How 'Avengers: Infinity War' Bills Its Sprawling Cast  Hollywood Reporter'Avengers: Infinity War' Review: A Decade of Marvel Movies Collide in One Epic Showdown After Another  IndieWireAvengers: Infinity War Will Dazzle, Stagger, and Rile You Up  VultureThese 'Avengers: Infinity War' Celebrity Reactions Will Get You Majorly Hyped  menshealth.comWho's going to die in 'Avengers: Infinity War'? Here are the candidates.  Washington PostFull coverage
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:11am -
  • new'High-water mark' comment from Caterpillar executive ripples through US stock market

    'High-water mark' comment from Caterpillar executive ripples through US stock market

    'High-water mark' comment from Caterpillar executive ripples through US stock market  Washington PostMarkets fall sharply as tech, industrial stocks pull Dow down as much as 600 points  USA TODAYStock selloff pushes Dow down 400-plus points; 10-year Treasury yield touches 3% milestone  Los Angeles TimesOpinion: A rules-based trading strategy will keep investors from losing their shirts this year  MarketWatchFull coverage
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:57am -
  • newInside Alleged Secret Society of 'Slaves' and 'Masters' That Allison Mack Is Accused of Helping Run

    Inside Alleged Secret Society of 'Slaves' and 'Masters' That Allison Mack Is Accused of Helping Run

    Inside Alleged Secret Society of 'Slaves' and 'Masters' That Allison Mack Is Accused of Helping Run  PEOPLE.com'Smallville's Allison Mack Granted $5M Bond In Sex-Trafficking Case  DeadlineAllison Mack released on $5M bond in sex cult case  Page SixIt appears that 'Smallville' star Allison Mack was trying to recruit Emma Watson and other celebrities to join an alleged ...  INSIDER'Smallville' actress Allison Mack out on bail, facing 15 years to life in prison  Fox NewsFull coverage
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:33am -
  • newToronto Van Attack Suspect Expressed Anger at Women

    Toronto Van Attack Suspect Expressed Anger at Women

    Toronto Van Attack Suspect Expressed Anger at Women  New York TimesToronto van attack: Alek Minassian praised 'incel' killer  BBC News"Cryptic" message posted on Toronto van suspect's Facebook page  CBS NewsToronto van attack suspect charged with 10 counts of 1st-degree murder, 13 of attempted murder  Globalnews.caToronto police captured a mass-killing suspect without firing a shot  Chicago TribuneFull coverage
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:01am -
  • newTrump praises Kim Jong Un as honorable, refuses to explain why

    Trump praises Kim Jong Un as honorable, refuses to explain why

    Trump praises Kim Jong Un as honorable, refuses to explain why  CNNIn big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'  Washington PostWill North Korea 'get rid of their nukes'? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, US  USA TODAYTrump opposition to Iran deal may kill chances for a North Korea nuke deal  Fox NewsFull coverage
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 12:43am -
  • newTaxpayers on hook for Parkland school shooter's legal bills. He's too poor to pay

    Taxpayers on hook for Parkland school shooter's legal bills. He's too poor to pay

    Taxpayers on hook for Parkland school shooter's legal bills. He's too poor to pay  Miami HeraldParkland probe begins today with first meeting by 16-member commission  Tampabay.comBroward special commissioners begin reviewing Parkland massacre  WPECFull coverage
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 11:01pm -
  • newSessions Declines to Recuse Himself From Probe Into Trump Lawyer

    Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself From Probe Into Trump Lawyer

    Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself From Probe Into Trump Lawyer  BloombergJustice Department confirms Sessions' recusal from election inquiries  PoliticoSessions will not recuse himself from Cohen probe: Report  Washington TimesTrump has been scared of Roger Stone 'for years': New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman  Washington Examiner“He Wants to Fight This”: Michael Cohen, Amid Bewildering Stormy Chaos, Is Still Holding Out Hope for Survival  Vanity FairFull coverage
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:22pm -
  • newSarasota student under fire over his racist 'promposal'

    Sarasota student under fire over his racist 'promposal'

    Sarasota student under fire over his racist 'promposal'  Tampabay.comThis Teen's Racist Promposal Went Viral And Now The School Is Investigating  BuzzFeed NewsFlorida Student's Racist 'Promposal' Goes Viral: 'If I Was Black I'd Be Picking Cotton'  Yahoo NewsFull coverage
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 9:58pm -
  • newFacebook reveals 25 pages of takedown rules for hate speech and more

    Facebook reveals 25 pages of takedown rules for hate speech and more

    Facebook reveals 25 pages of takedown rules for hate speech and more  TechCrunchTurns out Facebook moderation sucks because its guidelines suck  The VergeHere's Facebook's once-secret list of content that can get you banned  CNBCHere's What Facebook Won't Let You Post  WIREDFull coverage
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 2:35pm -

Yahoo! World Business

  • L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation

    L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation

    A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company’s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. “We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporte…
    - 10 Jan 17, 10:16pm -
  • Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down

    Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down

    Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years,” Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.
    - 8 Dec 16, 8:17pm -
  • Working, eating and sleeping at the office

    Working, eating and sleeping at the office

    The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.
    - 11 May 16, 11:09pm -
  • Obama seeks ‘irreversible’ opening to Cuba

    Obama seeks ‘irreversible’ opening to Cuba

    This story is part of a weeklong Yahoo series marking one year since the opening of relations between the United States and Cuba.
    - 15 Dec 15, 8:59am -

Yahoo! India Business

  • S&P tops $20 trillion as 'Trump trade' roars back to life

    S&P tops $20 trillion as 'Trump trade' roars back to life

    The main U.S. stock indexes hit record intraday highs on Monday, with the S&P 500 topping $20 trillion in combined market-capitalization for the first time ever, as the "Trump trade" jump-started on renewed optimism about the economy. President Donald Trump vowed last week to make a major tax announcement in the next few weeks, rekindling a rally that has stalled amid concerns over Trump's protectionist stance and lack of clarity on policy reforms. The S&P has surged 8.3 percent since Trump's No…
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:57pm -
  • Ratings for 2017 Grammys on par with last year

    Ratings for 2017 Grammys on par with last year

    (Reuters) - CBS Corp’s airing of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards drew a 16.0 overnight rating on Sunday night, down slightly from last year, according to Nielsen data. Last year’s Grammys show, which aired on a Monday night, drew a 16.1 overnight rating, translating to nearly 25 million viewers.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:01pm -
  • Wall Street set to extend record run as "Trump trade" rekindles

    Wall Street set to extend record run as "Trump trade" rekindles

    U.S. stocks looked set to open higher on Monday as the so-called "Trump trade", which sent Wall Street to record highs last week, looked set to pick up speed after a brief lull. The three main U.S. stock indexes closed at record highs on Thursday and Friday as optimism about the economy rose after President Donald Trump vowed to make a major tax announcement in the next few weeks. The S&P 500 has surged 8.3 percent since Trump's Nov. 8 election, fueled by expectations he will lower corporate tax…
    - 13 Feb 17, 7:14pm -
  • Global stocks on the march as "Trump trades" bounce back

    Global stocks on the march as "Trump trades" bounce back

    By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, lifted by a re-emergence of so-called "Trump trades" as investors bet that the U.S. president's tax reform plans will boost economic growth and corporate profits. The Japanese yen was the biggest underperformer among major currencies, as is typical when riskier assets such as stocks are doing well. Investors were also comforted by the two-day U.S.-Japan summit held over the weekend apparently having ended smoothly…
    - 13 Feb 17, 6:10pm -
  • Dutch brewer Heineken acquires Brasil Kirin Holding for $704 million

    Dutch brewer Heineken acquires Brasil Kirin Holding for $704 million

    Dutch brewer Heineken said on Monday that it will acquire Brasil Kirin Holding SA, one of the largest beer and soft drinks producers in Brazil, for 664 million euros ($704 million). Heineken said it will become the second largest beer company in Brazil after the deal. 
    - 13 Feb 17, 4:07pm -
  • Sensex ends nearly flat; Bank of Baroda drags

    Sensex ends nearly flat; Bank of Baroda drags

    REUTERS - Indian shares ended nearly flat on Monday, as losses in financials such as Bank of Baroda Ltd and telecom company Idea Cellular Ltd offset gains in IT stocks. The BSE Sensex rose 0.06 percent to 28,351.62. The broader NSE Nifty rose 0.13 percent to 8,805.05. (Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)
    - 13 Feb 17, 3:38pm -
  • Fake receipts at Glencore warehouse unit triggered sector credit freeze, Qingdao shivers - sources

    Fake receipts at Glencore warehouse unit triggered sector credit freeze, Qingdao shivers - sources

    By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Some global banks briefly froze credit lines for Singapore metal traders last month after a unit of commodities giant Glencore uncovered fake warehousing receipts, people familiar with the matter said, reviving the spectre of a $3 billion scandal that rocked the trading world three years ago. Two people who have metal storage dealings with Access World said the company told them the receipts were from a third party, not issued internally. "We checked with…
    - 13 Feb 17, 2:36pm -
  • Home sales crash 40 per cent after note ban

    Home sales crash 40 per cent after note ban

    The monthly average for home sales plummeted 40 per cent during November-December period in the top nine cities as customers put off their decision to buy homes in anticipation of a decline in prices post-demonetisation.
    - 13 Feb 17, 2:22pm -
  • Disappointing macro-data, profit booking drag equities lower
    Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Disappointing domestic macro-economic data, along with below-than-expected quarterly results and profit booking, dragged the Indian equities markets lower during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday.
    - 13 Feb 17, 1:38pm -
  • India needs 1.5 million tonnes of sugar imports in 2017 - trade group

    India needs 1.5 million tonnes of sugar imports in 2017 - trade group

    By Maha El Dahan DUBAI (Reuters) - India, the world's biggest consumer of sugar, will likely need to import around 1.5 million tonnes of the sweetener this 2016/2017 season, the chairman of one of the country's sugar trade associations told Reuters on Monday. "The timing of the imports will be settled by the government but I personally feel that around 1.5 million tonnes is enough," Praful Vithalani, the chairman of the All India Sugar Trade Association, said in an interview on the sidelines of…
    - 13 Feb 17, 1:11pm -
  • U.S. Senate expected to confirm Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

    U.S. Senate expected to confirm Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

    By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm former Goldman Sachs banker and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary on Monday, returning a Wall Street veteran to the top U.S. economic and financial job for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin's appointment to Treasury signals the Trump administration's trust in bankers and other senior business executives after Democrat Barack Obama launched his presidency with career regulator Timothy Geithne…
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:55am -
  • Exports prop up Japan Q4 GDP growth, U.S. protectionist risks loom

    Exports prop up Japan Q4 GDP growth, U.S. protectionist risks loom

    By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy grew for a fourth straight quarter in the final three months of last year as a weaker yen supported exports, but tepid private consumption and the risks of rising U.S. protectionism cast doubts over a sustainable recovery. Japan's export-driven growth over the quarter has helped fill the economic shortfall left by anaemic domestic demand, but accompanying this tailwind are concerns Japan's persistent trade surplus with the…
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:08am -
  • Quarterly results, rupee movement to drive equities markets
    Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Macro-economic inflation data, amidst the last batch of third quarter results, along with global cues are expected to chart the movement of the equities markets during the upcoming week. "Investors are expected to closely follow cues such as the quarterly results and the domestic economic data during the upcoming week and the price movement of the Indian rupee," Dhruv Desai, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tradebulls, told IANS. "Indian equity markets are likely to…
    - 12 Feb 17, 4:40pm -
  • India to merge commodity boards to boost output, exports

    India to merge commodity boards to boost output, exports

    The five commodity boards, a few of which were established way back in 1940s, are responsible for production, development and export of tea, coffee, rubber, spices and tobacco. A merger of these boards could help in harmonising their activities and boost exports. The Coffee Board, which is a statutory organisation, was constituted under the Coffee Act, 1942.
    - 12 Feb 17, 3:22pm -
  • Monsieur Brexit: EU's Barnier braces for baffling Brits

    Monsieur Brexit: EU's Barnier braces for baffling Brits

    By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Michel Barnier has a dealmaker's flair for gauging what the other side can accept but as Theresa May prepares to launch Brexit negotiations some EU officials wonder if Brussels' man can really figure out what she wants. "He's very good at working out what people want, where the landing zones are to get them to agreement," said one of several people who have worked with Barnier and spoke to Reuters about the EU's chief Brexit negotiator. "He reads a room…
    - 12 Feb 17, 2:11pm -
  • Is Trump all Bad News for India?
    Hinging heavily on a protectionist rhetoric Donald Trump rode to power in the US presidential elections. India, along with other developing nations in Asia, watched with trepidation and in no time felt the first aftershock – a massive outflow of funds from its bourses with investors betting big in the US markets on hopes that Trump would revive the nation’s economy big time. In his resolve to “bring jobs back to America,” Trump has initiated an overhaul of the existing visa programmes to…
    - 12 Feb 17, 3:24am -
  • Bird flu hits poultry markets in major Chinese city - media

    Bird flu hits poultry markets in major Chinese city - media

    Authorities in China's third-largest city warned that about 30 percent of its live poultry markets were contaminated with the H7N9 avian flu virus, as an eastern province ordered markets to shut, state media reported on Saturday. East China's Zhejiang province has ordered all markets across the province to halt live poultry trade on Saturday over bird flu concerns, state media Xinhua reported citing the province's Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In January, Zhejiang reported 35 infect…
    - 11 Feb 17, 10:27pm -
  • SEBI evolving as per the economy's needs: Jaitley
    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday credited securities market regulator SEBI for being a professional organisation which has been evolving as per the needs of the economy. Jaitley's comments on the evolution of SEBI's role came after he addressed its Board at a post-Budget meet. "SEBI is a professional organisation with considerable experience," Jaitley said adding that it has been evolving as per the needs of the economy and the markets.
    - 11 Feb 17, 9:02pm -
  • Indian rupee hits 14-week high against US dollar; tax collections rise

    Indian rupee hits 14-week high against US dollar; tax collections rise

    Buoyed by increased buying in debt and equity by foreign investors, the Indian rupee gained to hit a 14-week high against the US dollar on Friday. The domestic currency closed at 66.85 to the greenback. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have been sustained buyers of both debt and stocks over the past few trading sessions, except on certain days. Direct and indirect tax collections for the 10-month period ending January 2017 increase by 10.8 percent and 23.9 percent, respectively.
    - 11 Feb 17, 4:59pm -
  • Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka to meet global investors; former board member Marti G Subrahmanyam signals interest to 'help'

    Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka to meet global investors; former board member Marti G Subrahmanyam signals interest to 'help'

    Vishal Sikka, CEO and MD of Infosys, will be the most-watched man on Monday (February 13) when he speaks at the Kotak conference. Apart from retail shareholders, institutional investors will be keen to listen to him even as the Indian IT services firm faces a tough battle involving the management and the founders. "Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO & MD – Infosys will deliver a key note address at the Kotak's Chasing Growth Conference, on February 13 at 10.00 am IST.
    - 11 Feb 17, 2:47pm -